Global Volunteer Day 2013 Stories

DreamMakers Make a Difference

DreamMakers Make a Difference

November 21, 2013 0 comments

Diane Drolet 2013 has topped all efforts to raise awareness to the importance of volunteering and community charitable involvement efforts for Independent Business Owners I am proud to be a part of it in general and specifically because we are learning together and participating in sharing the commitment of Amway …Read Full Story

DreamMakers Give Back

DreamMakers Give Back

November 21, 2013 0 comments

Bob and Patrice Martin We were inspired to become Amway IBO’s because of Rich and Jay’s amazing life and Amway’s supported Easter Seals. Win-Win. It has been such a rewarding journey and this year our DreamMakers decided to double our efforts, double our fundraising dollars and expand the base of …Read Full Story

Dream Makers Team Raise Funds for Easter Seals

Dream Makers Team Raise Funds for Easter Seals

November 20, 2013 0 comments

Ron and Petra Pombo The Walk with Me Easter Seals Event in Long Beach on November 2nd was an amazing event. It has been an incredible and inspiring journey to be a part of the Dream Makers Team. Working together and focusing on making a difference serving the needs of …Read Full Story

Chicago High School Mentoring Program

Chicago High School Mentoring Program

November 19, 2013 0 comments

Laura Miller As long-time friends and partners of Amway, we at Brinks Gilson & Lione are excited to participate in Global Volunteer Day. During the school year, you can find us mentoring high school students from Legal Prep Charter Academy in Chicago. Legal Prep is a free, open enrollment public …Read Full Story

Riding Hope Inc.

Riding Hope Inc.

November 18, 2013 0 comments

Tony and Jill Bacon One Monday each month, eight horses and between 30 to 40 adult volunteers gather to assist about 75 children with special needs ride horses. The children, their families, and the volunteers all benefit from the time spent in the arena. It is a wonderful organization that …Read Full Story

Director of Korean School

Director of Korean School

November 18, 2013 0 comments

Joseph Ho Sang Chung I have been the director of the Korean School at San Jose First Korean Christian Church for the last 3 years. I’ve Donated my time and passion (100% Volunteer Work) for the love of Korean Culture and Korean Education for children ages 4-18.

Santa Visits

Santa Visits

November 18, 2013 0 comments

William and Laura Turner For the past 20+ years my husband, Bill, has entertained countless children (and adults) with visits as Santa. His visits have included Christmas Eve stops at the Emergency Room where we worked, the Pediatrics department, and a local nursing home. For many years he climbed aboard …Read Full Story

Volunteering With Our Older Forgotten Children

Volunteering With Our Older Forgotten Children

November 15, 2013 0 comments

Barbara Tatum For over 8 years I’ve been organizing a Singalong for the residents of Greenfield Senior Living in Strasburg, VA. I put together a program of old time American favorites and gospel music. The program includes the opportunity for the residents to reminisce and share with everyone good memories …Read Full Story

Champaign Urbana Canteen Run

Champaign Urbana Canteen Run

November 15, 2013 0 comments

Angie Ervin Three years ago, I was trying to think of a New Year’s Resolution that was challenging enough but felt I may succeed at. I went through all the standard ones, lose weight, eat better, join a gym but realized I have tried those and failed miserably! So why …Read Full Story

Community Bonfire and Hayrides

Community Bonfire and Hayrides

November 14, 2013 0 comments

Charles Thomas and Tara Crim-Thomas My wife, Tara and I had an opportunity to volunteer by serving over 100 youth and young adults in an uplifting evening of fun. We served the youth and young adults by giving them an evening to reflect on being grateful and sharing our time …Read Full Story

Feeding Families Ministry Inc.

Feeding Families Ministry Inc.

November 14, 2013 0 comments

Cira and Jack Palmera Our God has called us to offer our lives in service to each other. One example of loving service to others is the care and feeding of the working poor and hungry. This is the Ministry which intend to provide without judgement or qualifications to those …Read Full Story

Costume Party to Benefit Easter Seals

Costume Party to Benefit Easter Seals

November 14, 2013 0 comments

John and Arlene Simeone On Saturday October 26, 2013 we had a team event to benefit Easter Seals in New Jersey. A costume party that raised $1,910 in total.

Walk With Me Long Beach

Walk With Me Long Beach

November 13, 2013 0 comments

Amway was well represented at the 13th Annual Easter Seals Walk With Me, Southern California event. More than 300 Amway Independent Business Owners and employees from the Buena Park Nutrilite offices laced up their shoes to support the work of Easter Seals in Southern California. This year’s November 2 event …Read Full Story

International Ministries Program

International Ministries Program

November 13, 2013 0 comments

Dorene Young The International Ministries Program at the Chapel in Akron, Ohio provides English as a Second Language classes at no charge for local people from various foreign countries. Many are visiting scholars, masters or doctoral students, or spouses of internationals who are working here in the US for periods …Read Full Story

Amway Global Hurricane Sandy Relief Supplies Long Island

Amway Global Hurricane Sandy Relief Supplies Long Island

November 11, 2013 0 comments

Joann Galletta Hahn “Jesus did not let him, but said, ‘Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.” — Mark 5:19 October 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated the North East Coast. It was a …Read Full Story

Disabled Youth

Disabled Youth

November 8, 2013 0 comments

Tania Peguer A group of young people from the Dominican Association of Down Syndrome (ADOSID) have initiated “INCLUSION WORK”, a project that seeks to strengthen vocational training, social integration, and employment of people with disabilities. The project conducts workshops on the importance of skin care, practices basic steps for good …Read Full Story

Gifts that keep giving…

Gifts that keep giving…

November 7, 2013 1 comment

Ralph and Fran Helwig Fran and I have been affiliated with the Nardone Organization’s Easter Seals efforts for 30 years, currently coordinating the www.stitchintime.info website. In addition, we have two local Florida charities we support: The Daybreak Club of The Villages that provides a weekly location where caregivers can leave …Read Full Story